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Re: [vox] Why not Microsoft?



Well they have about 25,000 computers.  :-)

Seriously though, I would love to help out with such an 
effort on a smaller scale and closer to home.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

On Monday 22 April 2002 13:43, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> wouldn't it be a cool advertising campaign if we got a bunch of
> people together to make a road trip to oregon and do a linux
> installfest for the school system?
>
> forget slashdot.  that would be like "new york times" or "washington
> post" kind of media attention.   :)
>
> pete
>
>
>
> begin Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
>
> > Same tactics, different school system.  Problem is, nobody
> > ever gives a second thought to accepting the EULA, even
> > though it gives MS the right to stomp all over them.
> >
> > -- Rod
> >    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> >
> > On Monday 22 April 2002 13:25, nbs wrote:
> > > On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 12:04:25PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> > > > Geez, MS is adding material faster than I can put it in....
> > > >
> > > > http://slashdot.org/articles/02/04/22/1719218.shtml?tid=109
> > >
> > > Hehe.. Old news. :)  From my archive:
> > >
> > >
> > >   Microsoft to schools: Give us your lunch money! (Salon.com,
> > > 2001.Jul.10) [
> > > http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2001/07/10/microsoft_school/in
> > >dex. html ]
> > >
> > >   "Microsoft threatened to sue unless the administrative offices
> > > and all 264 schools conducted an audit and proved that every
> > > piece of installed Microsoft software had a valid license. ...
> > > 'Can anyone expect a dying person to be concerned about the drug
> > > companies' profits?' ... the fines for just the MS-DOS [illegal]
> > > copies could add up to as much as $19.8 million, not even
> > > counting lawyer's fees."
> > >
> > > :)
> > >
> > > -bill!

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